Gloria Dei Montessori School

Gloria Dei Montessori School is an Associate Member school of the American Montessori Society and a member of the North American Montessori Teacher`s Association (NAMTA) and has been awarded three stars from Ohio's Step Up to Quality Program.
Gloria Dei strives to provide the highest-quality authentic Montessori education to children in the Dayton area.Gloria Dei is a holistic, educational community that fosters successful, respectful learners.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1962
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesVaries with the program

Student Body

Total Students90 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Gloria Dei Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(comfortable, able to go out in most weather, sneakers preferred)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,800
Tuition Notes$6800 for full time pre-School through 6th grade students $7300 for full-time Toddlers and Middle School students
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,890
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLaurie Kemp
Admissions AssociateCaitlin Blackford


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Recreational Athletic Programs:
Golfing, Hiking, Ice Skating, Rock Climbing, Roller Skating, Skiing, Swimming, Tennis

School Notes

  • Gloria Dei Montessori School is an Associate Member school of the American Montessori Society and a member of the North American Montessori Teacher`s Association (NAMTA) and has been awarded three stars from Ohio's Step Up to Quality Program. Most of our teachers are Montessori certified in their respective age levels.
  • Teachers working with students 3 and older also hold the respective state certifications. Our assistants are also highly qualified with degrees, trained in several areas, including Montessori, and reflect our experience working with children. We are an approved K-8th grade nonpublic school, and a state licensed pre-school/school age childcare center.We accept the EdChoice Scholarship & Preschool Promise Grant.
  • We offer a Toddler program (18 months-3 years), Primary program (3 years 6 years, including Kindergarten), Lower Elementary (ages 6-9/grades 1 3), Upper Elementary (ages 9-12/grades 4 6) and Middle School (grades 7-8). While we typically accept children under the age of 4, we will consider applicants for K 8th grade on an individual basis. 
  • Gloria Dei strives to provide the highest-quality authentic Montessori education to children in the Dayton area.Gloria Dei is a holistic, educational community that fosters successful, respectful learners.
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